How Sachin Bansal is spending his $1 bn-plus Flipkart fortune

Supriya Roy

After selling his stake in Flipkart, the ecommerce firm he founded with IIT Delhi buddy Binny Bansal over a decade ago, Sachin ....

10 October, 2019

Scaling innovation has helped tech leaders double revenue: Accenture

Vignesh Ananthraj

Companies that scale innovation more often generate close to double the revenue growth when compared to companies that don’t, ....

3 October, 2019
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Tencent joins investor consortium to pump $585 million into Udaan

Shweta Sharma

Hiveloop Technology, the Bengaluru based company that owns B2B ecommerce platform Udaan, has raised $585 million in a growth funding ....

3 October, 2019

Video, variety and vernacular: 3 Vs that make up India’s online content appetite

Supriya Roy

Video-based content is becoming the most preferred in India with more than 68% choosing it over text-based content. Vernacular ....

1 October, 2019

Era ends at Alibaba as Jack Ma steps down

Shweta Sharma

Jack Ma stepped down as chairman of Chinese retail behemoth Alibaba today, and the ecommerce conglomerate will now be run by chief ....

10 September, 2019

Customers prefer interacting with chatbots, voicebots: Capgemini

Vignesh Ananthraj

Most consumers now prefer interacting with chatbots and voicebots compared to real human interactions, according to a new Capgemini ....

6 September, 2019
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Analytics is the trump card to crack India’s OTT market: Rajneel Kumar, ZEE5

Vignesh Ananthraj

Mumbai-based ZEE5 is one among nearly 40 OTT platforms vying for viewer attention in a market that’s projected to grow to ....

4 September, 2019

IoT attacks up 22% in one quarter: Subex

Vignesh Ananthraj

Attacks on Internet of Things (IoT) devices rose 22% in just one quarter with many IoT projects being targeted in the beginning ....

12 August, 2019

Cybersecurity gaining importance with rise in cloud, IoT, says Wipro report

Vignesh Ananthraj

The rise of Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud devices has increased the risk factors among information technology (IT) teams ....

7 August, 2019

Despite big Q1 wins, growth may slow down for Indian IT services firms this fiscal

Anand J

Despite significant deal wins across sectors, including from the important BFSI (banking and financial services) sector, during ....

7 August, 2019
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Funding Roundup: Rebel Foods scores a big investor, Tiger bets on B2C as funding crosses $400 mn

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

In another busy week for dealmaking in India’s technology sector, as many startups scooped up a total of  $446.06 million ....

2 August, 2019

Does cloud kitchen FreshMenu have a Plan B?

Binu Paul

About six months ago, cloud kitchen FreshMenu, seemed to have found a way out of a prolonged funding crunch that had started to ....

29 July, 2019

Funding roundup: Growth stage deals drop; investments decline to $116 mn

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

With growth stage deals bumping up the funding numbers big time in recent weeks, its absence during the fourth week of July caused ....

26 July, 2019

Why IoT security will become important in not-so-distant future

Vignesh Ananthraj

Bengaluru-headquartered Subex, a telecom analytics solutions provider founded in 1992, works with 3/4th of the fifty largest communication ....

24 July, 2019

Funding Roundup: Investments cross $400 million on the back of growth deals

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Growth stage funding took center-stage again this week which saw a total of 21 deals worth more than $400 million being concluded. ....

19 July, 2019

Infosys steadies ship on back-to-basics strategy, focus on digital projects

Vignesh Ananthraj & Anand J

The shares of Bengaluru-based Infosys Ltd hit an all-time high of Rs 787 and maintained gains today after the company reported ....

16 July, 2019

Funding Roundup: Edtech, B2B platforms shine in a moderate week for startup funding

Om Athavale

Byju’s, the ed-tech unicorn owned by Bengaluru-based Think and Learn Private Limited, shored up the  startup funding ....

12 July, 2019

Funding roundup: Curefit tops the chart as deal value breaches $350 mn again

Kavya Kothiyal

Startup funding activity in the last week of June was almost a mirror image of the week before, with a couple of high-value deals ....

28 June, 2019

Funding roundup: Meesho catches Facebook’s fancy; another B2B bet for Tiger Global

Kavya Kothiyal

Dealmaking activity was relatively muted this week as compared to the previous fortnight, when some big-ticket deals and a flurry ....

14 June, 2019

Startup funding value jumps 76% this week even as deal volume falls

Kavya Kothiyal

The first week of June saw a 76% rise in startup deal-making activity, with the transaction value reaching about $162 million ....

7 June, 2019

Funding roundup: Smart e-scooters, social commerce in spotlight as dealmaking gathers steam

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

There was a significant uptick in startup-related dealmaking activity as the month of May drew to a close, with the value of deals ....

31 May, 2019